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Using data to combat dementia: first global monitoring system launched

Amid reports of increasing dementia in an aging population, that will see the number of sufferers rocket from 50 million to 152 million by 2050, the World Health Organisation today launched The Global Dementia Observatory.

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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week 2017

Speak up. Step up. Stand together.

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World AIDS Day 2017

End isolation. End stigma. End transmission.

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Study unlocks link between late-shift workers and increased instances of metabolic diseases, diabetes and obesity

Stem cells that generate fat tissue have circadian clock accoring to new data published today.

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Study reveals evidence behind war zones and heightened risk low birthweight babies

Living in a ‘war zone’ linked to delivery of low birthweight babies

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Brainwaves synchronise between adults and infants when eye contact is made

New research shows that infants and adults achieve brainwave synchronisation when they hold eachother's gaze.

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Are people in relationships less at risk of dementia?

Observational studies reveal that dementia risk is increased in individuals who spend their lives single.

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